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May 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
now set for chuck brown. >> this is 9news now. >>> we start with the brand new information. funeral services for chuck brown who passed away last week. it will be a very public affair to let fans come together fo mourn his passing but -- to mourn his passing. an all day viewing from 11:00 in the morning until 10:00 at night. on thursday a public memorial service at the walter e washington convention center in northwest. that's from noon to 3:00 p.m. parking will be limited. you're encouraged to use metrorail or bus. we're going to repeat this information a little later on in case you missed some of it. you will be sure 9news now will be sure to give you full coverage of the memorial service. >>> another shakeup at the gsa. the general services administration. 9news investigator russ ptacek has learned five people are now out at the agency and officials want to out four others all in connection with the lavish las vegas convention. >> we are trying to identify all. our investigation uncovered gsa documents showing five officials received bonus money all linked to the lavish $823,000
May 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
. governor jerry brown announced yesterday the shortfall and nearly twice what was expected and he's warning bigger cuts and higher taxes could be on the way. abc7 news reporter john alston shows us the potential impact. >> reporter: next weekend seniors at san francisco state are set to graduate, but students who still have more time to go are bracing for more cuts and higher tuition. students like kenny lee, who is thinking about finding another part-time job. >> i want to get one more part-time job even though i am already working around 15 hours a week now. probably i will ned to get one more just to support myself and to pay my tuition. >> this latest jolt came from governor brown who released this video, announcing that $9 billion budget deficit predicted in january has now ballooned to $16 billion. he says tax revenues have not increased as much as expected because the economy has not bounced back. the governor used the opportunity to make another sales pitch for his november tax initiative. >>> the plan as high income earners to pay up to 3% more in their income taxes for seven years
May 11, 2012 8:30pm EDT
and scott brown. >> elizabeth warren has shown an incredible ability to make money. she has stumbled in the last couple of weeks. >> scott brown tried to make a big issue of for her -- >> 1/32 cherokee blood. >> but she has been able to demonstrate that she has not use that to get jobs in the past. >> let me make another point -- the top chief of the cherokee nation is 1/32 cherokee, as is elizabeth warren. >> but that will not help her defeat scott brown in massachusetts, that the cherokee nation, 1/32 -- >> she better know who rocky marciano was. >> this will be a very close race. >> right now looks like the best odds are four republican house, democratic senate -- >> here we go again. unbelievable >> prescription for gridlock, just as taxmageddon arrives. >> what are the odds of a democratic house? >> they will make inroads, but it and will not take it over. the republicans this week did something extraordinary, voting for a budget that would take away cuts in defense and would instead put all of the burden on a the most poor and vulnerable people in our society. mark has the stat
May 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
gray's campaign to sulaimon brown's campaign just so he would continue to go up against mayor adrian fenty and say nasty things about him. now howard brooks today was a consultant for mayor vincent gray's campaign and today he said that he lied to federal agents as they investigated this bizarre question of these money orders being passed. the only thing he admitted to -- the only thing he pleaded to was lying, but he admitted to a whole lot of other wrongdoing, thousands of thousands of dollars worth of money orders that he collected apparently from mayor gray's campaign and passed off to brown writing other people's names on it, which is illegal in the city. that's hiding the source of a campaign contribution. we had a chance to talk to howard brooks' lawyer today. we spoke to him a few minutes ago. here's what he had to say about how he's doing. >> it's obviously a cuff day, but i think he handled it extremely well. i think his demeanor in front of the court reflected his regret and there's contrition. you know, i hope that was conveyed accurately to the court today. >> re
May 25, 2012 12:00pm EDT
candidate sulaimon brown. it is believed that brooks will likely become an informant of sorts for federal investigators looking into what happened during gray's 2010 campaign. and d.c. council member marion barry was nice to the asian community yesterday, but he offended another nationality in the process. the ward eight councilman met with leaders from asian american organizations in order to apology for two offensive comments that he made last month. however, council member barry then said the following while explaining how many different groups of people met hostility when they first came to the united states. >> the irish caught hell, the jews caught hell, the pollocks caught hell. the chinese caught hell. >> that is considered a derog ter name -- derogatory name for polish people. local asian leaders accepted his apology and they say that they want to work with him in order to ease racial tension. barry now has also apologized to the polish community. >>> musician chuck brown brought washingtonians from all backgrounds together and plans have been finalized to celebrate the life and
May 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
be doing really well buzz she looked really well. >> bobby brown says he was not the one that got whitney houston hooked on drugs. we'll have more of the interview and i will talk with the daily beast allison samuels what she describes as whitney's private hell and the lessons to be learned. we begin with two states stopped from taking action that is critics charge would limit women's rights. in texas federal courts stepped into a fight over cutting state funds to planned parenthood, all the result of laws passed by the republican controlled state legislature and in oklahoma the supreme court halted an effort to grant person hood rights to human embryos. joining me is erin carmen. good to see you on this. this certainly would be categorized by a lot of people as a setback for republicans in the two states, the texas battle still waging, though. >> what happened in texas is the lower court said you cannot discriminate against planned parenthood. you're going to be punishing almost 100,000 women receiving almost the primary health care from planned parenthood. >> similar to the argument on
May 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
, bobby brown's first interview since the death of his ex-wife whitney houston. >> fans, people who say they were close to whitney, say her life went downhill when she met bobby brown. how do you respond to that? >> his answer in a raw and revealing interview with matt. >>> and feeling the heat. a mother charged with child endangerment for taking her 5-year-old daughter to a tanning booth. but she claims it's all a big misunderstanding "today," but she claims it's all a big misunderstanding "today," wednesday, may 2nd, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning. i'm ann curry. >> good morning, everybody, i'm savannah guthrie. matt is on assignment. and this morning u.s. officials are casting doubt on the taliban's claim that those suicide bombings were tied to president obama's visit, saying it would be hard to pull together a complex attack on such short notice. >> the president used his trip on the one-year anniversary of the death of osama bin laden to outline the future role of the u.s. military in afghanistan. in a speec
May 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
, thanks, bill. >>> coming up the octo mom goes belly up in a manner of speaking. >>> and bobby brown sits down to talk about whitney houston and drugs. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. so to make sure people get every word of the geico savings message i've been practicing how to talk like a true chicagoan. switching to geico could save you hundreds of dollars on car insurance... da bears. haha... you people sure do talk funny. geico®. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. [ clang ] my house is where plants came to die. ♪ but, it turns out all i was missing was miracle-gro potting mix. it's got what a plant needs. even plant food that feeds them for up to 6 months. you get bigger, more beautiful plants. guaranteed. who's got two green thumbs thanks to miracle-gro? uh, this gal. boom! everyone grows with miracle-gro. that's good morning, veggie style. hmmm. for half the calories plus veggie nutrition. could've had a v8. >>> welcome back to "first lo " look." time for entertainment news. bobby brown has flatly denied what many long assumed. he sai
May 15, 2012 6:00pm PDT
sacrifices. here is what california governor jerry brown had to say about the situation yesterday. >> we are going to have to cut deeper. by cutting alone -- but cutting alone doesn't really do it. i am linking the serious budget reductions, real increased austerity with apply to the voters, please increase taxes temporarily. >> governor brown proposes slashing the deficit in half by cutting social services including welfare and healthcare for the elder and a 5% salary cut for state employees. to cut an additional $6,000,000,000, he wants voters to approve an income tax increase for the wealthiest californians as well as a quarter % sales tax increase. now, austerity has arrived in california and it's not going to be pretty. for a perspective on the scale and scope of california's budget crisis, i am joined by university of california berkeley public policy professor john elwood who has spend five years as a manager at the congressional budget office, a staff member of the u.s. senate budget committee and knows an awful lot about california problems as well
May 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
very able sisters who are here, cindy brown and lucy young. they will lead us now in appropriate fellowship opening song so we might begin. cindy brown and lucy young. would you come over here. ♪ . stand for fellowship, what a joy divine, leaning on the everlasting arms. ♪ . ♪ . ♪ . >> amen. praise the lord. please take your seats. if you would. we'll be led in prayer by the reverend dr. bobby williams skinner, white house counsel on faith based and neighborhood partnerships will come at this time to lead us to the throne of grace that every heart be. dr. skinner. >> let us look to the hills this morning, our brothers and sisters. oh sovereign god of the universe and creator of all that live, god we greet you this morning with praise on our lips and thanksgiving in our hearts for another day to acknowledge your awesome power, your excellent greatness and your matchless love. god, there are no words this morning to express our gratitude for your keeping power over our lives and our families and our work. for even when we moved in ways that offended you, god, you still sent
May 13, 2012 12:30pm PDT
races. >> elizabeth warren and scott brown. >> elizabeth warren has shown incredible ability to raise money. >> scott brown tried to make an issue of for climbed to be -- >> 1/32 cherokee blood. >> she has been able to demonstrate that she has not use that as suggested to get jobs and her past. she is never declared herself to be an indian and ordered to be get a job. >> the top chief of the cherokee nation is 1/32 charity, and as is elizabeth will -- 1/32 cherokee, as is allowed of warren. >> that is not going to swing massachusetts, the cherokee nation. she better be talking about the differences between the two -- >> she has got to rocky marciano was. >> this will be a very close election day. >> the arts are a republican house and democratic senate -- oddsre 4repuican house and democratic senate, just as tax mageddon arrives. >> what are the odds of a republican house? any chance the democrats will make inroads? >> they will take it over. republicans voted for a budget taking with cuts in defense and would instead but all gove -- all the burden on the most poor and vulnerable in s
May 27, 2012 10:45pm EDT
and brown butcher paper. i said barbarian or not would never emblazoned shield of fastballs. i drew undersized dragons which looked like smudges in the distance and lightning starting from the center. my mother found material she rapped over one soldier to the koschel for and wrapped around my side with a safety pin. i wore brown shorts, no shirt and my father's prelate decoupled route twice around my hips. last was my sword. my mother was at a loss for how to make a sort. we cut strips of cardboard conclude them together and wrapped in black plastic from a garbage bag. it looked terrible. i was disappointed. my have father was happy to be free of blame. my costume might have done well in america or expectations were low but when i was in school i was immediately ashamed. some of the children came to class and a lot or more that looked like accurate replicas of the uniforms. their parents spent weeks working on them and children were afraid to move for fear of terrorism something that had been carefully glued. other barbarians ranged in their interpretation and we did look somewhat
May 24, 2012 5:00am PDT
>>> california's financial problems are hurting gov. brown popularity. the latest poll shows 43 percent of likely voters disapprove of his job performance, 42 percent approved. the first time a plurality express disapproval for gov. brown weekend bus service between san francisco part of a proposed budget cut. the board board will hold a meeting in oakland expect an 8% increase in next year's budget that is due to a jump and writer ship. that will involve east base stations in pittsburgh in fremont. some parents friending to pull their kids out of fairfield high school because the district is cutting sports and other after- school activities. they need $450,000 to keep the programs going. some kids depend on sports to get into college. >>> what about when have on my resume i am trying get into college i volunteered for the library down the street and that isn't going to get into college. >>> final vote to cut programs and three high schools in fairfield expected next month >>> potentially storm broke in off of mexico's coast hurricane but packing sustained winds of 75 miles per hour it is southwe
May 22, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the roll. quorum call: mr. brown: thank you. i ask unanimous consent to expense with the quorum call. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. brown: and i ask unanimous consent to address the house as if in morning business for no more than 10 minutes. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. brown: thank you, mr. president. last week the vice president of the united states was in my state in ohio in the youngstown area in northeast ohio and he saw what i've been seeing in my state for the last several months and he heard what i've been hearing from so many ohioans in the last several months. he went to the lordstown auto assembly plant which makes the chevy cruze and he saw what we've been seeing in my state, where manufacturing finally is coming back. from 200 to 2010, from early 2000 to january 2010, the manufacturing sector in this country lost a huge number of jobs, more than 5 million jobs. now, the -- about the 35 years before that manufacturing jobs in this country were pretty constant. they were up and down, but in 1997 oar 1998, we had about the same number of ma
May 16, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. brown. i'm soooo chocolatey. i'm giving away money to make people like me-eee -- is what he said. and i was like "you watch your mouth. she's my friend." friend is a strong word. [ male announcer ] chocolate just got more irresistible. find the all brown bag and you could win! >> it's go time. (vo) at the only online forum with a direct line to cenk uygur. >>if you had to vote for a republican, which one would it be? (vo) join the debate now. (vo) don't miss your chance to catch the premiere of the gavin newsom show. with special guests: >> i'm lance armstrong. if somebody put my back into a corner, i'm coming out swinging. ♪ >> all right, we're back on "the young turks." there is new evidence in the case of george disciple zimmerman, of course he was arrested recently for shooting trayvon martin, a 17-year-old, he said he had feared for his life, and he was acting in self defense. he was arrested six weeks after the initialing confrontation, of course. now the fbi is considering charging him with a hate crime. that is important because then he could face the
May 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
but in california. >> jerry brown they're getting it ready. but guess what? it was not just a prominent people. there were some people that i met today here celebrating that were actually there that day 75 years ago. >> he was only 18 years old then. the senior in high-school. >> i am so honored, i cannot believe it. >> now the 95 year-old is one of only two known people still alive who worked on the golden gate bridge. >> we're standing in front of del oro high-school, 1935 or 1936 and he says, what we would call a labor contractor today, he came by and asked him if you want to work. did not tell him what the project was, and it was during the depression so said " sure ". so they brought him over to the golden gate bridge and he worked there for about three weeks pealing table on the first hour, on the san francisco side. >> it is a legacy. people come from all over the world to see it. >> modesty can only go so far. >> ok, beautiful pictures. and a great story. many great stories here this weekend. here's one to keep in mind. there are going to be 10,000 bicycle spaces here this weekend. the
May 24, 2012 2:00pm PDT
. governor tim kaine is leading mack 46-42. 51-37. now in ohio, scott brown up over josh mandel 48-47. in massachusetts, it's a tight race between republican senator scott brown and elizabeth warren. a race and a nail-biter, if you will. brown 48, warren 47. we'll be right back. are you still sleeping? just wanted to check and make sure that we were on schedule. the first technology of its kind... mom and dad, i have great news. is now providing answers families need. siemens. answers. free-credit-score-dot-com'sur boargonna direct you ♪ts ♪ ♪ to check your credit score before it gets too late ♪ ♪ and you end up strapped for cash ♪ ♪ patching your board with duct tape ♪ ♪ so hit free-credit-score-dot-com ♪ ♪ find out what credit's about ♪ ♪ or else you could be headed for a credit wipeout ♪ offer applies with enrollment in™. it was in my sister's neighborhood. i told you it was perfect for you guys. literally across the street from her sister. [ banker ] but someone else bought it before they could get their offer together. we reall
May 15, 2012 4:30am PDT
. >> in governor brown's revision, k through 12 education is spared but if they don't pass his tax proposal schools will be next on the chopping block. >> they are going to reject them in november as well. >> they will now study the governor's plan and they will come up with their own recommendations. the dead line is june 15thth. for more on the proposals you can go to our website. we have posted his revised section of politics in our website. >>> they are now celebrating rebirth. it was a scene of joy 20 months after the deadly blast of san bruins no. many are returning to new homes. they have been living in rented homes since that deadly blast. >> sleeping in a rented bed with rented sheets and now it is going to be mine. >> still trying to place things and you miss things you don't have anymore. >> many more families are expected to move back soon into san bruno neighborhood and they hope to welcome back more in these months and weeks ahead. >>> they are searching for a man which happened on silver avenue. police have not released the name of the victim but police say he was driving a dark colo
May 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
of the godfather of go go. a viewing for musician chuck brown will take place tuesday at the howard theater from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. then there will be a public memorial service next thursday from noon until 3:00 at the washington convention center. brown died last week. he was age 75. his unique mix of punk soul and latin party sounds made good ogo a lasting hit in the nation's capital. >>> a woman awaits sentencing after being convicted in a deadly hit-and-run crash. a prince george's county jury found christy littleford guilty for failing to remain at the scene of an accident. prosecutors say littleford drove home after hitting bicyclist natasha pettigrew on the bike when the bike struck the suv. pettigrew was hit on route 202 in largo. it happened in september 2010. she died the next day. pettigrew was running for u.s. senate in maryland as a green party candidate. >>> another campaign staffer for d.c. mayor vincent gray is waiting to learn his sentence now. howard brooks pleaded guilty yesterday to lying to the f.b.i. admitting he tried to conceal some payments that were made to sulaimon
May 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
'm terrell brown. >>> the man who says he killed etan patz is scheduled to be arraigned today 33 years to the day the then-6-year-old boy vanished blocked from his new york city home. police say they have a signed confession from pedro hernandez. it's still unclear what, if any, evidence officials have to prove hernandez's story. john miller has more. >> reporter: in 1979 pedro hernandez, then 18 years old, worked at his family's small grocery in the soho neighborhood just a block from where 6-year-old tan patz disappeared on his way to school. based on a tip, detectives from new york city drove to this small house in maple shade, new jersey, and brought hernandez to the police station. commissioner ray kelly announced the arrest. >> hernandez described to detectives how he lured young etan from the school bus stop, led him into the basement of the bodega, choked him there and disposed of the body by putting it into a plastic bag and placing it into the trash. >> reporter: police say hernandez was brought back to the scene of the crime where he retraced his steps for investigators. pro
May 24, 2012 11:00pm PDT
safe there for nelson. now to ohio, brown opened up a big lead over mandel. up 14 points now. up in massachusetts where i just was, it's a tight rate with brown and warren, a new poll shows a one point race. this is a barn burner rate up there, a nail biter if you will. no difference there, we'll be >>> back to "hardball," make no mistake, obama says romney's record at bain may make him a goose businessman, but not a good president. bain strategy holds pitfalls for president was a headline today. we have steve mcman and todd harris. it settles down to this is the main thrust and attack line. so he needs it as a weapon. the other guy needs to push it out of the way or deflect it, right? >> what's fascinating is normally an issue of this magnitude, this is the stuff you would see prosecuted in the fall postlabor day. these are the heavy guns of the campaign, and the obama campaign made the decision they have to -- they have to undercut his ability to present himself as a job creator and businessman. they're throwing everything at him now so they can introduce him to the american pe
May 24, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >> it has been a tough time for her campaign after weeks of back and forth with senator scott brown over her native american ancestry, which she put on some applications. elizabeth warren has closed the gap in the massachusetts senate race. a new poll shows senator scott brown holding a one-point lead over warren, 48% to 47%. that is an eight-point swing from february, which brown led 49% to 40%. i've always thought that this was going to be incredibly close. i know you like scott brown. i like elizabeth warren. >> listen -- >> i like them both, but i'd like her to win. >> i like them both. i have always said this, and i think scott brown knows this, that scott brown won under the most favorable circumstances imaginable. he won in the middle of the obama care debate, when things were about as ugly for the white house and democrats as possible. he won not in an off year election, but in a special election. when turnout is as low as it could possibly be. campaigns. but she ran a horrific campaign, and yet he only won by a couple of points. it's also true -- i grew up in massachusetts. and peop
May 13, 2012 9:00am PDT
out of the hole. the state is facing a projected shortfall of $16 billion. governor jerry brown says a failure to pull the state out of its fiscal nosedive will hurt public safety and education. >> we will have to go further and make cuts far greater than i asked for at the beginning of the year. we can't fill a hole of this magnitude with cuts alone without doing severe damage to our schools. >> the governor says he'll explain his revised spending plan on monday, we will go live to california at the top of the hour. >>> but now it's time for strategy talk. where mitt romney's consistency is back in the spotlight today after he waded into the gay marriage debate. joining me is former vermont governor, dnc chairman how old dean and michele bachmann campaign adviser, wesley donohue. mitt romney said in simple terms that gay rights have a right to adopt children in my view, that is something which people have the right to do. one day later, he walked it back saying he simply acknowledges that it is legal in most states, so why would he stick to his guns on what he himself calls his view
May 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> jerry brown releases the revised budget. >> we are facing a $16 billion hole. not the 9 billion, we thought in january. this means we have to go much further and make cuts far greater than i asked for at the beginning of the year. >> the governor gave a glimpse of the projection through a you tube video. blames the ballooning deficit on slow recovery and judges and administrators for blocking health cuts for the poor. they include education and state compensation and welfare. we talked to a mother in in the county. >> i work hard. pay taxes. we are trying to get the kids in college and get a good education for that. california is supposed to be, people move here because it is great. we are definitely in a bad place. >> they must approve tax hikes temporarily raising the sales tax by a quarter of a % and increase income taxes on people earning at least $250,000 a year. we have posted his people on the state will receive much needed revenues with facebook's public offering. it is expected to happen on friday. it will be between 28 and $35 a share. california predicts more t
May 15, 2012 11:00am PDT
. >>> california is in the red to the tune of $16 billion. governor jerry brown proposed severe cuts to welfare and health care for the poor. but critics say they are going way too far. it is our "news nation" gut check. >> plus, be sure to check out our "news nation" tumblr page. you will find more. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone likes a bit of order in their life. virtual wallet helps you get it. keep track of spending, move money with a slide, and use the calendar. all to see your money how you want. ♪ [ crowd chatters and groans ] ♪ [ male announcer ] hunger getting to you? ♪ grab a ritz crackerfuls. made with real cheese and whole grain. get hunger before it gets you. more than 50 times a day? so brighten your smile a healthy way with listerine® whitening plus restoring rinse. it's the only rinse that makes your teeth two shades whiter and two times stronger. ♪ listerine® whitening... power to your mouth. listerine® whitening... (female announcer) most life insurance companies look at you and just see a policy. at aviva, we do things differently. we're bringing humanity
May 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
a coincidence that it has turned out that way so far? joining us now is judith browne diana. he's a civil rights attorney and co-director of the advancement project. she represented the naacp in a 2000 lawsuit to remedy voting rights in florida. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me, rachel. >> you are much more deeply involved in the vagueries of florida voting law than i am. did i get anything wrong in the way i explained what's going on in florida now in terms of how you understand the facts? >> you got it right. >> okay. it's complicated and it's quickly changing and a lot of this stuff hasn't been debated. it seems to being done at the initiative of the florida governor. is the governor consulting with lawyers in order to -- is this the kind of thing that other states are doing? is this a standard process that florida's going through, or is this something unusual? >> well, i mean, it's florida taking out their old bag of tricks. and they have come up with a new list and the list is flawed. i mean, a 91-year-old world war ii veteran? i mean, come on. really, governor scott? this is
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May 21, 2012 10:00am PDT
derks what do you make of this op-ed? what do you think? >> i think campbell brown has it right. i'm so sick of this rhetoric about women having a seat at the table and being there and you can do it. president obama saying you are smarter than we are. if you have to say it it sounds like you don't think it. as far as a seat at the table why do we own the buildings that table is in. this is just wrong. we are americans. what women want is jobs and a strong economy and a strong country. we don't want to be talked to like we are second class citizens. it's not right and that's where he has gone. campbell brown hit the nail on the head big time. shannon: campbell brown makes reference to this life of julia character that talks about how the government impacts a woman's life from childcare through her life. do you think that was a good strategy? campbell brown calls it silly and embarrassing. >> i think what they are speaking to are concerns everyone has when politicians are speaking. i'm always reticent when it's campaign season. we are seeing democrats and republicans campaigning hard for
May 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
. if the presidency ron portman's name on it. massachusetts senator, scott brown, is out with the first political ad against elizabeth warren. >> we can restore the american dream for all of us. >>. >> and the conservative job for growth, the group is out, this new attack ad with front-runner david and backing state police store and up next, the badger battle. we're taking a deep dive. wisconsin has it all this year. political junkie dream or nightmare. meet congresswoman tammy baldwin joins me next. >>> the lesson of lugar. the country's longest serving senators. 't do this, it's just too hard." then there was a moment. when i decided to find a way to keep going. go for olympic gold and go to college too. [ male announcer ] every day we help students earn their bachelor's or master's degree for tomorrow's careers. this is your moment. let nothing stand in your way. devry university, proud to support the education of our u.s. olympic team. get on e-trade. set up a real plan. frank! oh wow, you didn't win? i wanna show you something... it's my shocked face. [ gasps ] [ male announcer ] get a retireme
May 24, 2012 4:00pm PDT
lead over mack, not very safe there for nelson. now to ohio, brown opened up u big lead over mandel. up 14 points now. up in massachusetts where i just was, it's a tight rate with brown and warren, a new poll shows a one point race. this is a barn burner rate up there, a nailno difference ther right back. a party? [ music plays, record skips ] hi, i'm new ensure clear. clear, huh? my nutritional standards are high. i'm not juice or fancy water, i'm different. i've got nine grams of protein. twist my lid. that's three times more than me! twenty-one vitamins and minerals and zero fat! hmmm. you'll bring a lot to the party. [ all ] yay! [ female announcer ] new ensure clear. nine grams protein. zero fat. twenty-one vitamins and minerals. in blueberry/pomegranate and peach. refreshing nutrition in charge! like a squirrel stashes nuts, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® liquid gels. nothing starts working faster than zyrtec® at relieving your allergy symptoms for 24 hours. zyrtec®. love the air. >>> back to "hardball," make no mistake, obama says romney's record at bain ma
May 15, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >> we are going start in california this morning. governor jerry brown out with the plan proposing massive cuts. over the weekend, the budget deficit had grown by nearly $7 billion. what is he talking about here and what are the politics of this? >> they are $16 billion in the hole. this means massive budget cuts and tax increases coming to california. it's important for a couple reasons. first, the country looked to california as the trend setter. politics and culture, both. it's been the case for decades now. for california to have this fiscal mess, a gut punch to the rest of the country. it's front page news in the new york times for a reason. it's the ninth biggest economy in the world. it's a symbol of the challenge we are having here in america economically. sacramento is a story politically. the problems 24r are the problems everywhere. you have a polarized state capital with democrats who will not cut programs and republicans who won't raise taxes. you know, very, very polarized politics with folks in their corners. you hear about it there. it's the same problem in washingt
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May 30, 2012 10:00am PDT
former governor arnold schwarzenegger, a republican, and current governor jerry brown, a democrat, tried to patch a few fiscal holes by raiding a fund that was meant to help anti-terrorism efforts and to build a scholarship program for those children. the money is generated by a special, we will never forget, license plate. the scholarship program was closed back in 2005 but the state still advertises that the plates help the children. how? how governor jerry brown is calling for an audit of that program in hopes of finding out why of the $15 million collected in the fund, just over $21,000 has reportedly reached those families. joining me now, joe connor. he has lost family members in two different terrorist attacks including 9/11. he also testified before the senate judiciary committee on eric holder's nomination for attorney general. thank you very much for being here with us. your reaction to this story? >> i think it's not actually to be, not a surprise. we've seen over the years the governments have used terrorism as a tool, as a political tool, and in this case they betrayed the,
May 20, 2012 6:00am PDT
say we have two different colors, brown and red. the brown are mostly from pensacola florida. the red mostly from maine. >> reporter: over 16 million bricks cover fort jefferson. >> there are six sides to the fort. four of them are over 400 feet long making it fit the shape of the natural-occurring island. >> reporter: this is the main entrance. >> the only entrance to the fort. they've only put one entrance to make it as easily defense i believe as possible. >> reporter: fort jefferson saw battle exactly zero times. it stayed in union hands during the civil war and was used primarily as a military prison for union deserters and one man whose name is mud. >> this is dr. mud's cell. he lived here for two-and-a-half years. >> reporter: dr. samuel mud, the man who set the broken leg of a run-away john wilkes booth after he assassinated abraham lincoln served time here. >> so he actually records in his diary about cutting these holes into the floor to help divert the rain water away from his bedding area. >> reporter: during a yellow fever outbreak, the fort's physician died. draft mud tr
May 14, 2012 3:00pm PDT
's one way california governor jerry brown plans to solve his state' $16 billion budget crisis. he hopes the tax hike coupled with cuts to health care for the poor and fewer work hours for state employees will help close the gap. but governor brown warns that if voters don't approve the plan, billions will be cut from education programs. >>> and do you hear the names ethan, olivia or noah perhaps quite a bit lately? it could be because those are some of the most popular baby names of 2011. the social security administration published the full list today. the top three boys names are jacob, mason and william. and the top three girls names are sophia, isabela and emma. i'm always interested in these lists. i'm always looking at what big news events happened in the past year and what movies started these trends. >> i'm flying up to boston to see my noah tonight but he's 18. >> you're way ahead of the curve. >>> for this i went to college. tonight's moment you may have missed. reality tv lovers in britain have spoken. i'm going to tell you about it. they say a dog is more skilled than the hu
May 22, 2012 3:00pm PDT
though governor romney calls it home but you also have the brown/warren race, one of the best senate races in the country. >> really interesting race, too. >> you have the prospect of aiken digoing back to congress in the barney frank district as he retires and we have that lapse now, no kennedys in the congress. interesting state. not normally the case. >> it is and i think we are thought of as being more reliably blue than we are. there are more unregistered independents in massachusetts than there are registered democrats and republicans combined and we've had 16 years before me of republican governors. we've, we have scott brown now in the senate, and in a tight race with the probable democratic nominee, elizabeth warren. >> let's go back then and make clear what is and isn't fair game when it comes to bain capital, where we started. what's fair and what's not fair game? some people attack the company broadly. people say these guys are rapers, they're horrible. >> i get some people think the whole idea of private equity is bad and doesn't contribute. i'm just saying i'm not one o
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